No Labels is first and foremost, a citizens' movement, fueled by dedicated members who organize their neighbors in local communities in every state and engage with us online every day. Our citizen-led movement may be relatively new, but they are creating change the old-fashioned way: writing and emailing members of Congress, recruiting their friends and neighbors, sharing the No Labels message and leading get-out-the-vote efforts to support problem solvers.
No Labels citizens from across the country came to Washington for our most recent Problem Solvers Conference. Citizens spoke with Senators Susan Collins (R-ME), Ron Johnson (R-WI) and Joe Manchin (D-WV); and more than a dozen members of the Problem Solvers Caucus and descended on Capitol Hill offices to talk about No Labels with their elected representatives.
Name: Chelle (Ruth) Stoner
Home State: Minnesota
No Labels Member Since: 2010
I came to No Labels through an initial phone call from a Congressman from MN, Representative Jim Ramstad. He served in MN 3rd congressional district for 18 years.
He called me in 2010 and explained the No Labels message. He said “the country is hungry” for civilized debate, signs of progress and restored faith in their government’s ability to govern. The disintegration in Washington was due to many manmade factors such as the pace of technology, gerrymandering, the cost of time, too many cameras in too many meetings where deals usually get done. Good citizenship was instilled in me by my father. The No Labels is an organization with a North Star that I believe in.